‘Back on Board’ Doc Brings Post-Olympic Story of Greg Louganis and Saving Lives Today

It’s easy to imagine that once someone wins medals at any Olympic games their lives are pretty set, right? That’s a great idea, but not really true, as you’ll see when watching “Back on Board: Greg Louganis“ which airs tonight on HBO. For three years, four-time Olympic gold medalist Greg Louganis was followed by filmmaker Cheryl […]

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Dorothy Hamiil on "DWTS" (Photo: ABC)

Skating Icon Dorothy Hamill Brings Ageless Spirit to ‘DWTS’: ‘I Think I’m Still 30!’

Dorothy Hamill, who became America’s sweetheart forever after winning the Olympic gold medal in ladies’ figure skating in 1976, is facing a new challenge. She’s competing on the new season of “Dancing with the Stars,” following in the footsteps of fellow Olympic skating champs Kristi Yamaguchi, who won the show in Season 6, and Evan […]

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NBC to Launch Winter Olympics Coverage Early

NEW YORK (AP) — Prime-time television coverage of the Winter Olympics will start a day early next year in Sochi – with Shaun White the likely star. NBC will air events the night before the opening ceremony, the first time a U.S. broadcaster has done so. On Thursday, Feb. 6, 2014, viewers will see team […]

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Olympic swimmer Ryan Lochte (Photo: Frazer Harrison/Getty Images)

Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte Gets E! Reality Show

Ever wondered “What Would Ryan Lochte Do?”? E!’s about to share it with the world by granting superstar swimmer Ryan Lochte his own reality show. The new six-episode docu-series, announced Monday by E! President Suzanne Kolb, will follow the Olympic athlete, who, according to the press release, “would do just about anything for love, for […]

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NBC Calls London Olympics ‘Most-Watched’ TV Event in American History

NEW YORK (AP) — NBCUniversal is calling the London Olympics “the most-watched television event in U.S. history.” Citing Nielsen Co. ratings figures, the company said Monday that more than 219 million viewers watched the Summer Games on NBC and numerous sister networks. This figure surpasses the 215 million who watched the 2008 Beijing Olympics. The […]

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